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Journal Articles

Park, A., Conway, M., & Chen, A. T. (2017). Examining thematic similarity, difference, and membership in three online mental health communities from reddit: A text mining and visualization approach. Computers in Human Behavior, 78, 98–112. DOI:10.1016/j.chb.2017.09.001 paper

Chen, A. T., Carriere, R. M., & Kaplan, S. J. (2017). The User Knows What to Call It: Incorporating Patient Voice Through User-Contributed Tags on a Participatory Platform About Health Management. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 19(9), e292. DOI:10.2196/jmir.7673 paper pubmed

Chen, A. T., Kaplan, S. J., & Carriere, R. (2017). A constant conversation: tuning into and harmonizing the needs and priorities of the body and mind. International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-Being, 12(1), 1350550. DOI:10.1080/17482631.2017.1350550 paper pubmed

Chen, A. T. (2016). The relationship between health management and information behavior over time: A study of the illness journeys of people living with fibromyalgia. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 18(10):e269. DOI: 10.2196/jmir.5309 paper pubmed

Chen, A. T., Zhu, S.-H., & Conway, M. (2015). What online communities can tell us about electronic cigarettes and hookah use: A study using text mining and visualization techniques. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 17(9), e220. DOI:10.2196/jmir.4517 paper pubmed

Chen, A. T. (2015). Information use and illness representations: Understanding their connection in illness coping. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 66(2), 340-353. abstract

Chen, A. T. (2014). What’s in a Virtual Hug? – A Transdisciplinary Review of Methods in Online Health Discussion Forum Research. Library and Information Science Research, 36(2), 120-130. abstract

Chen, A.T. (2012). Information seeking over the course of illness: The experience of people with fibromyalgia. Musculoskeletal Care, 10(4): 212-20. abstract pubmed

Chen, A.T. (2012). Exploring online support spaces: Using cluster analysis to examine breast cancer, diabetes and fibromyalgia support groups. Patient Education and Counseling, 87(2), 250-257. abstract pubmed

Refereed Conference Papers

Chen, A. T., Martell, J., & Lach, P. (2016). Supporting Discovery through Contextual Representation: Developing a Tool for Visually Exploring Slave Narratives. 2016 Workshop on Visualization for the Digital Humanities, co-located with IEEE VIS 2016. paper

Chen, A. T., Capra, R., & Wu, W. (2014). An Investigation of the effects of awareness and task orientation on collaborative search. Proceedings of the ASIS&T 2014 Annual Meeting. abstract

Capra, R., Chen, A. T., McArthur, E., & Davis, N. (2013). Searcher actions in an asynchronous collaborative search system. ASIS&T 2013 Annual Meeting. paper

Capra, R., Chen, A. T., Hawthorne, K., Arguello, J., Shaw, L., & Marchionini, G. (2012). Design and evaluation of a system to support collaborative search. ASIS&T 2012 Annual Meeting. abstract paper

Chen, A. T., Yoon, A., & Shaw, R. (2012). People, places and emotions: Visually grasping historical context in oral testimonies. Computational Models of Narrative ’12. paper

Book Chapter

Gotz, D., Caban, J., & Chen, A. T. (2015). Visual analytics for healthcare. In C. Aggarwal and C. Reddy (eds.), Healthcare Data Analytics. CRC Press.

Selected Posters and Presentations

Chen, A. T. (2015). Body-as-information: Learning to listen to the body in the context of chronic illness. ASIS&T 2015 Annual Meeting. St. Louis, MO. poster

Chen, A. T., Zhu, S.-H., & Conway, M. (2014). Text mining and visualization to explore e-cigarette and hookah-related social media. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Visual Analytics in Healthcare 2014, co-located with the annual meeting of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), 2014. proceedings

Chen, A. T., & Lach, P. (2014). Needs and expectations in a tool for exploring slave narratives: A survey of prospective users. Proceedings of ASIS&T 2014 Annual Meeting. DOI:10.1002/meet.2014.14505101124 abstract

Chen, A. T., Sheble, L., & Eichler, G. (2013). Using topic modeling and network visualization to explore patient experiences. In Proceedings of the Visual Analytics in Health Care Workshop 2013. paper poster

Chen, A. T. (2013). Patient experience in online support forums: Modeling interpersonal interactions and medication use. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) Student Research Workshop 2013. paper poster

Gollop, C. J., Chen, A. T., & Wu, W. (2012). Cardiac rehabilitation referral: An information gap. iConference 2013. poster

Capra, R., Chen, A. T., Hawthorne, K., & Arguello, J. (2012). ResultsSpace: An experimental collaborative search environment. ASIS&T 2012 Annual Meeting. abstract paper

South, B. R., Mowery, D. L., Escamez, O. F., Shen, S., Suo, Y., Zhang, M., Wang, L., Chen, A. T., Meystre, S. M., Chapman, W. (2012). On the road towards developing a publicly available corpus of de-identified clinical texts. AMIA 2012 Annual Symposium. abstract

Chen, A. T. (2012). Information and Emotion in Online Health-Related Discussions: Visualizing Connections and Causal Chains. Medicine 2.0 ’12. abstract poster

Capra, R., Arguello, J., Chen, A. T., Hawthorne, K., Marchionini, G., & Shaw, L. (2012). The ResultsSpace collaborative search environment. JCDL 2012. abstract